Just a Regular Weekend

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Living in Italy is pretty fantastic. 
There is so much traveling to be done, it's unbelievable. You would think that we are off doing something new and exciting every weekend, right?
Wrong. 
Yes, we may live in another country, but live is the keyword. 
It isn't always a vacation, and sometimes a girl just needs a weekend to relax.
On Friday Jacob had a promotion ceremony, and luckily I was able to leave work for a bit to attend it. He actually put his new rank on Wednesday, but it was fun to go to the ceremony. I never realized what a long road it is between testing for a rank and actually putting that rank on. Between testing, ALS, and the ceremony I feel like this promotion has gone on forever! 
I know there were a few pictures taken of me "punching" on Jacob's rank, but I haven't been able to track them down yet... Hopefully soon!
This particular weekend was a perfect one to spend at home because it was so dang cold! Friday night was so windy that our windows kept shaking! The only time we left the house on Saturday was to venture out to base to pick up a few things. As luck would have it we ran into a few girl scouts and scored some yummy cookies! It's the small things that really make your day sometimes. 
On Sunday we went to Mass and enjoyed coffee (well, tea in my case) and conversation with friends after. The rest of the day was spent cleaning and preparing for the upcoming week. 
A pretty normal, uneventful weekend.
Yes, we even have those sometimes here in Italy. No complaints from me though, sometimes thats exactly what you need. 
And no, we did not stay up all night in order to enjoy the Superbowl. I don't think the game even started over here until midnight. Pro-football has never interested me, and I'm a gal who needs her sleep. 
So here's to the start of another week, hopefully it will be productive! 

1 comment:

  1. I've been meaning to write about "living" here, but I think you wrote it better than I would have—I tend to get defensive and snarky. People back home seem to think we live in Rome and every day is like we're on vacation.

    Glad you had a relaxing weekend!

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